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WORDS

WORDS How false or worn out they yet may be, some words remain as hidden traces etched in the soul that even time is unable to erase. GERMAIN
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CHRISTMAS

  CHRISTMAS Since the sky is empty, the earth has become fuller with a thousand electric stars and bargains that retailers use to tempt. Shepherds preach a lot—
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INFORMATION ON POEMS

INFORMATION ON POEMS A poem is sometimes a timid hand, reaching out in the dark to a fellow being. You there, I’m here. I’m happy, I suffer, I’m
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I WRITE

I WRITE I write after sundown at home. I write about the morning when I listened to the sound of the lime or to the fire, and only
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WORDS

WORDS As many before me, I wrote I love you in the wet sand and also drew there a heart. As many before me, I saw how the
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EXILE HURTS

ELKE REHDER, 1942, EXIL, STEFAN ZWEIG EXILE HURTS Far away, freedom calls and here exile corrodes, threatens us, envelops us, penetrates us, and stabs as if it were
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SMALL REQUEST

SMALL REQUEST For R. May God give me a hero and a joyful lover and for the evenings, when none of them is there, at my window, a
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